Cherry Creme Coffee Cake

A new twist on coffee cake that turns into a Summer delight.

Cherry Creme Coffee Cake

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Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings: 8


  • ¾ cup butter, softened
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2-1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 4 cups pitted red cherries
  • ½ teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup cornstarch
  • 1 Tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¾ cup powdered sugar
  • 3-5 Tablespoons heavy whipping cream


  • In a medium bowl, combine flour, brown sugar and cinnamon.
  • Using a fork or pastry blender, cut softened butter into the flour mixture (willbe crumbly). Reserve one cup of this mixture to save for topping.
  • Mix eggs and cream. Slowly add to the flour mixture and blend until well incorporated. Add salt and baking powder and mix until smooth.
  • Pour batter into greased springform pan.
  • Meanwhile, place cherries and lemon juice into a saucepan over medium heat. Cover and heat cherries until they release their juice and come to a simmer, 10 to 15 minutes. Stir often.
  • In a small bowl, whisk granulated sugar with cornstarch; pour the mixture into the hot cherries and juice, and thoroughly combine. Return to low heat, bring to a simmer, and cook until the filling is thick and bubbly, about 2 minutes; remove from heat.
  • Pour cherry pie filling over batter in the springform pan.
  • Top pie filling with the 1 cup of reserved flour mixture, spreading evenly to cover.
  • Bake for 55 minutes or until brown and toothpick in the center comes out clean.
  • Allow to cool for 5 minutes then remove cake from the springform.

For the Icing:

  • Mix together melted butter and vanilla. Slowly stir in powdered sugar and cinnamon. Add 3 tablespoons of heavy whipping cream. Stir until creamy and smooth. Add more cream 1 tablespoon at a time until desired consistency. Drizzle over coffee cake and serve. Enjoy!
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